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Iceland Volcanic Activity

Getting Home

Joy Yoon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joy Yoon

This whole scenario is reminiscent of Steve Martin and John Candy's Planes, Trains, and Automobiles With airports closed down and hundreds of flights canceled, what lengths will we go to get home?

Priorities of Volcanic Proportions (PHOTOS)

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Iris Erlingsdottir

2010-04-20-Icelandvolcano.jpg It was inevitable. The airlines -- caught between safety and profits -- have chosen profits.

Iceland's Volcano (PHOTOS)

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Iris Erlingsdottir

Our man-made crises fill our everyday lives, but we ignore natural phenomena at our peril. We lose sight of how detached from our environment we've become, how thin the veneer of civilization really is, and how fragile our bodies and our institutions really are.